6th Edison Awards – Popping up the bottles of success
It was an eventful evening as the entire hall of Lady Aandal School overwhelmed with thundering applause and whistles. The 6th edition of Edison Awards was filled with voguish elegance with glamour rolling on the red carpets. The ambience was spangled with an elite panache of beautiful missies and handsome heroes amusing the spectators. The event took off with the honoring ceremony of personalities listed in the ‘Saadhanai Tamizhar‘ followed by the stunning show of ‘Edison Awards‘.
The back-to-back performance by the dance group choreographed by Poppy and a sensational compeering that added more to the entertainment factors.
Everyone on the grandiloquent dais were left irresistible over showering the downpour of praises on Mr. Selva Kumar, for organizing such a wonderful awards ceremony that was completely based on the audience poll through online and direct voting in Ballot boxes.
We bring you an exclusive excerpt of awards:
Best Debut Director
Balaji Tharaneetharan is the title winner of ‘Best Debut Director‘ for his sensational debut in the film ‘Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom‘. Vincent Ashokan gave away the awards with a sweet speech.
Best Supporting role female
Saadhanai Tamizhar title winner Sivam and Radha Ravi walked onto the dais to present the awards. Versatile actress Rohini won the awards for her spellbinding performance in the film ‘3‘. The actress gave an acclaimation to Radha Ravi for the family of great film industry he hails from and it is a honour to receive the awards from such a great personality.
Best Actress in Daring role
Winning away the title of Best Supporting actress female – Rohit felicitated actress Dhansika for the daring role. Addressing the special invitees, Dhansika expressed her gratitude of thanksgiving to the Producer Siva, who continued to say, ‘What have I performed daringly in this film to win this award?’ and totted up mentioning that she will work hard to achieve more.
Best Art Director
Vijay Murugan won the title of Best Art Director for the film Aravaan and Dhansika gave away the awards.
Best Folk Song of the year
Well, there is no doubt about it for the entire town danced for this tune. It’s D Imman‘s folk musical ‘Soi Soi‘ for the film ‘Kumki‘.
Best Reporter and Online Reporter
Cheyyaru Balu (Print) and Dr Shankar (Online Reporter) won the titles for their vigorous involvement in the field of media.
Best Actor Award
The title winners of Saadhanai Tamizhargal including Siva, Dhanasekhar and others were present to best actor for CHIYAAN VIKRAM. The award award was conferred for the astounding performance of the actor in the film ‘Thaandavam‘.
Addressing his fans, the actor started off speaking in Malaysian language and thanked his fans for voting him. He thanked Selva Kumar, for giving this great honor.
He amused his fans on requesting him to sing a song by crooning the track ‘Andangaaka Kondakaari‘ from Anniyan.
Chiyaan Vikram awarded Sreekar Prasad for his brilliant editing style in Vijay‘s ‘Thuppaki‘.
Madhan Karky bagged the best lyricist award for his captivating lines in ‘Google Google‘ (Thuppaki). ‘I thank Vijay, Murugadoss and Harris Jayaraj for giving me an opportunity to experiment with different styles. I have written lyrics for various songs that have become good hits, but if I am gaining awards for this song, all credit goes to Ilayathalapathy Vijay for singing it’ said Madhan Karky.
Best Playback Singer Male
Vel Murugan was undoubtedly the winner among all other nominations for his couple of Chartbusters – Venaam Macchan (Oru Kal Oru Kannadi) and Aambalaikkum Pombalaikkum (Kazhugu). Vel Murugan had rendered the song ‘Oththa Sollala’ from Aadukalam and now took this opportunity to croon the track ‘Venaam Machaan’.
Best Preview Theatre
DTS Kalyanam, Manager of Four Frames Preview Theatre walked onto the dais winning this honor.
Best Debut Hero
Udhayanidhi Stalin, the young producer-turned-actor won the honors and Vikram awarded him as the Best Debut Hero award for his naturalistic performance in ‘Oru Kal Oru Kannadi‘. Much elated over winning the awards, Udhayanidhi Stalin thanked his fans for voting him online and his entire team of Oru Kal Oru Kannadi. ‘As a matter of fact, both director Rajesh and Santhanam worked a lot hard than me in this film’ totted up Udhayanidhi Stalin.
Best Debut heroine
Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar was the front runner in winning the Best Debut Actress Award for her promising performance in ‘PODA PODI’. The actress was here to receive the award from her choreographer Jeffry, who together entertained the audience by shaking legs for the prelude of ‘Aambalaikkum Pombalaikkum’ that won the applause and thundering whistles from the spectators gathered in auditorium.
Best Background Score
Vijay Anthony made his onscreen debut with the film ‘Naan’, but the film had a magnetizing background score for the actor-turned-music director, which won him this title. Actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar presented him the award of ‘Best Background Score’ for the film ‘Naan’. Well, with the spectators raising their voice of applause for VIjay, he didn’t miss to entertain them with his magnum opus ‘Aathichudi’ by rendering the track on the dais.
Best Character Role
Vijay Chandrasekhar generated huge waves for her mind-boggling performance in Lakshmi Ramakrishnan’s ‘Aarohanam’. Music director Vijay Anthony presented the awards to the versatile actress.
Best Rising Actor
Guess who can beat Vijay Sethupathi for his wonderful and entertaining performance in ‘Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom’. The actor regenerated the magic that happens during the wedding reception in movie by saying ‘Appaaaa….’ and uttering the dialogues ‘Cricket Vilaiyaandom, Catch Vittena’ on the podium that sent the spectators awed in celebration.
Best Supporting actor
Karunaas might have amused audience as a comedian, but he underwent a stupendous transition into a best performer in ‘Kazhugu’. Of course, he is the winner of Best Supporting actor and the most famous writer Prabhakaran felicitated him with the honours of Best Supporting Actor.
Rising Star Female
The young angelic beauty Oviya has conquered the hearts of millions and she won the title – ‘Rising Star Female’. Versatile filmmaker Prabhu Solomon gave her away the title wishing her best.
Best Music Director
D Imman had many reasons to win the title of ‘Best Music Director’ for Kumki. Prabhu Solomon was present on the stage to felicitate the musician for his mind-boggling musical score in Kumki. It is worth mentioning that almost all the songs in the album have become a chartbuster.
While Tamil cinema is almost bound to making movies based on hero-villain style, Prabhu Solomon came up with a groundbreaking concept and his making panache was beyond brilliance. The 5 title winners of Saadhanai Tamizhargal felicitated Prabhu Solomon giving away the honours of ‘BEST DIRECTION’ for the film ‘KUMKI’.
Best Debut Music Director
He is none other than Kolaveri fame Anirudh. Actress Oviya handed over the award to the young music director.
Best Debut Female Director
Aishwarya Dhanush wasn’t available for the occasion and instead her Personal Manager Riyaaz PRO picked the awards.
Riyaaz Ahmad, the most proficient personality in the field of PRO took the awards. Prabhu Solomon gave away the awards.
BEST EDUCATIONAL MOVIE
Filmmaker Anbazhagan was awarded by Anirudh and Oviya for his educationally inspiring movie ‘Saattai’.